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by | May 24, 2019 | 07:02

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused the head of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies of lying about his company's relationship with the government in Beijing. No trade talks have been scheduled since the last round ended on May 10, when President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and took steps to impose more, prompting China to respond with levies of its own.

by | May 24, 2019 | 06:40

The Brexit Party leader was trapped on his campaign bus surrounded by people clutching milkshakes and wearing all-black clothing, Kent Live reported. "Eventually he did come off but he only stepped about a metre away and chatted to some supporters". "He got back on the bus very quickly". Another group of men carrying what is believed to be iced coffee were stopped by the police as they walked towards the bus screaming anti-Farage slogans.

by | May 24, 2019 | 05:40

That rise was largely due to spammers and other "bad actors who attempt to create large volumes of accounts at one time", Facebook's VP of Integrity Guy Rosen wrote in a blog post . The company stressed that it is getting better at proactively removing content that violates its community standards. In addition to the number of accounts Facebook removed, the report also points to items like how the company is doing with regards to identifying and taking down hate speech, adult imagery, ...

by | May 24, 2019 | 05:40

Stephen Calk, a former economic adviser to President Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, was indicted Thursday for allegedly approving $16 million in loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for his help seeking a top post in the administration.

by | May 24, 2019 | 05:20

At another point, one of the woman's dogs jumped out of the broken windshield while the motorhome was on the move, but she still didn't stop. During the pursuit, the suspect drove into a mall parking lot in Northridge and crashed into a palm tree, ripping off the windshield and passenger side of the vehicle.

by | May 24, 2019 | 04:28

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on May 21 that it has temporarily stopped taking in migrants at the main processing facility at McAllen, Texas, after a large number of detainees began showing signs of flu-related illnesses . He was hospitalized in intensive care for several days before his death. In response to another migrant child death in December previous year, the Department of Homeland Security urged parents not to put their children at risk by traveling north through ...

by | May 24, 2019 | 03:58

Japanese conglomerate Panasonic Corp said it had stopped shipments of some Huawei components, a day after British chip designer ARM did the same, potentially crippling the Chinese company's ability to make new chips for smartphones. Though Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei reiterated the importance of foreign technologies in Huawei's development and expressed his gratitude to United States suppliers' support during a recent press conference , the idea of tech independence is gaining traction in ...

by | May 24, 2019 | 02:31

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had "put on hold" the potential for attacks on Americans. Trump administration officials on Tuesday briefed Congress about the tensions with Iran, saying they were focused on trying to deter attacks and avoid a war.

by | May 24, 2019 | 01:40

Israel has also repeatedly attacked targets in neighbouring Syria, claiming it is targeting Iranian proxies and troops, but Tehran denies having such personnel in the Arab Republic. "We will send delegations within the coming days to the different capitals of the countries involved, especially Tehran and Washington, to attempt to push for de-escalation and reach agreements, because all sides say they don't want war", Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said Tuesday, Rudaw reported .

by | May 24, 2019 | 01:10

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin flouted a subpoena from committee Chairman Richard Neal for Trump's tax returns last Friday, arguing that he is "not authorized to disclose the requested returns and return information" for a request that "lacks a legitimate legislative objective".

by | May 24, 2019 | 01:01

Taquan Air directed all inquiries about the incident to the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the crash along with the Federal Aviation Administration. An Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations, federal officials said Tuesday. Taquan Air officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

by | May 24, 2019 | 00:51

In the post, he explained that he had been contacted by Simms via Facebook Messenger earlier this week with a proposition: Simms offered to turn himself into the Torrington police if a picture of his wanted poster got 20,000 likes on Facebook .

by | May 24, 2019 | 00:25

State Department diplomats around the world", prosecutors claim. "The superseding indictment alleges that Assange was complicit with Chelsea Manning , a former intelligence analyst in the U.S. It says his actions "risked serious harm" to the United States. "The Department takes seriously the role of journalists in our democracy", Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers said, adding that the DoJ is not targeting journalists.

by | May 24, 2019 | 00:14

Egle then called the council's electoral services and was told she had not returned a form which she said she "never received in the first place", having registered online in April and then not hearing anything since. The code refers to people who are European Union citizens legally allowed to vote in United Kingdom elections. Many said they had been told that there were problems with their paperwork and were advised to vote in their home country instead.

by | May 23, 2019 | 23:26

The agency said it has a 70 percent confidence of its seasonal forecast. "We're expecting a near-normal season but regardless, that's a lot of activity, and we need to get ready now", Bell said. Weather forecasters have posthumously upgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5. "Do you have cash on hand?" A planned updated to the National Weather Service's Global Forecast System weather model - often called the American model - will also take place early ...

by | May 23, 2019 | 21:02

But they were on a collision course long before Wednesday's confrontation in the Cabinet Room. President Donald Trump suspended bipartisan legislative efforts with the Democrats on May 22 until the Democrats terminate an onslaught of investigations targeting the White House.

by | May 23, 2019 | 20:13

At the rally Trump lambasted Fox News for giving Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg a platform, told voters Pennsylvania-born Joe Biden had abandoned them, and promised 500 miles of the wall will be put up next year. A source close to the campaign called Trump's position in those states "troublesome". And Trump is holding a rally in Montoursville, Pa., Monday evening in a county he won in 2016 by more than 50 percent, following recent stops in MI and Wisconsin.

by | May 23, 2019 | 18:52

A Napalese man who already holds the record for the number of successful climbs on Mount Everest says he'll do it one more time before he retires. Sherpa, now 49, for the first time achieved the feat of successfully setting his foot atop Mount Everest in 1994, and has so far completed 24 summits to the world's highest peak.

by | May 23, 2019 | 16:11

Now 38, Lindh is among dozens of prisoners set to be released over the next few years after being captured in Iraq and Afghanistan by USA forces and convicted of terrorism-related crimes following the September 11, 2001 attacks. Michael Jensen, a terrorism researcher at the University of Maryland's National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, said it's clear the government has concerns about Lindh's mindset.

by | May 23, 2019 | 14:46

Although Pelosi has urged Democrats to stay away from impeachment talk for now, she did tell them that that Trump's all-out fight against congressional oversight and other actions seemed to her to amount to a " coverup ". Still, Pelosi is facing some rumbling inside her Democratic caucus. Another Democrat in the room said there were no fireworks. "The fact is, in plain sight in the public domain, this president is obstructing justice and he's engaged in a cover-up - and that could be an ...